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Family Colletidae - Cellophane or Plasterer, Masked, and Fork-tongued Bees

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies
No Taxon Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps
No Taxon Anthophila (Apoidea) - Bees
Family Colletidae - Cellophane or Plasterer, Masked, and Fork-tongued Bees

Genus Colletes - Cellophane bees
No Taxon americanus species group
No Taxon simulans species group
Species aberrans - Aberrant Cellophane Bee
Species bryanti - Bryant's Cellophane Bee
Species compactus - Aster Cellophane Bee
Subspecies compactus - Colletes compactus compactus
Species fulgidus - Glittering Cellophane Bee
Subspecies longiplumosus - Long-plumed Cellophane Bee
Species kincaidii - Kincaid's Cellophane Bee
Species howardi - Howard's Cellophane Bee
Species hyalinus - Hyaline Cellophane Bee
Subspecies gaudialis - Colletes hyalinus gaudialis
Species inaequalis - Unequal Cellophane Bee
Species latitarsis - Broad-footed Cellophane Bee
Species longifacies - Long-faced Cellophane Bee
Species phaceliae - Phacelia Cellophane Bee
Species ochraceus - Ochraceous Cellophane Bee
Species simulans - Spine-shouldered Cellophane Bee
Subspecies armatus - Eastern Spine-shouldered Cellophane Bee
Subspecies nevadensis - Nevada Spine-shouldered Cellophane Bee
Species slevini - Slevin's Cellophane Bee
Species solidaginis - Goldenrod Cellophane Bee
Species susannae - Susanna's Cellophane Bee
Species tectiventris - Hairy-tailed Cellophane Bee
Species thoracicus - Rufous-chested Cellophane Bee
Species ultravalidus - Sandhills Cellophane Bee
Species validus - Blueberry Cellophane Bee
No Taxon resembling Colletes louisae
No Taxon resembling Colletes skinneri
No Taxon resembling Colletes eulophi
No Taxon inaequalis or validus
No Taxon resembling Colletes paniscus paniscus
Genus Hylaeus - Masked Bees
No Taxon Subgenus Cephalylaeus, Large-headed Masked Bees
Species basalis - Cinquefoil Masked Bee
No Taxon Subgenus Hylaeus, Nominate Masked Bees
Species annulatus - Annulate Masked Bee
Species leptocephalus - Slender-faced Masked Bee
Species mesillae - Mesilla Masked Bee
Subspecies cressoni - Cresson's Masked Bee
Species verticalis - Vertical Masked Bee
No Taxon Subgenus Paraprosopis
Species calvus - Yerba Santa Masked Bee
Species polifolii - Buckwheat Masked Bee
No Taxon Subgenus Prosopis
Species affinis - Eastern Masked Bee
Species episcopalis - Episcopal Masked Bee
Subspecies coquilletti - Coquillett's Masked Bee
Species modestus - Modest Masked Bee
Subspecies citrinifrons - Lemon-fronted Masked Bee
Subspecies modestus - Eastern Modest Masked Bee
Species ornatus - Ornate Masked Bee
Species schwarzii - Schwarz's Masked Bee
No Taxon Subgenus Spatulariella, Spatulate-Masked Bees
Species hyalinatus - Hyaline Spatulate-Masked Bee
Species punctatus - Punctate Spatulate-Masked Bee
No Taxon Subgenus Hylaeana
Species graenicheri - Graenicher's Masked Bee
Species panamensis - Panama Masked Bee
Subfamily Diphaglossinae - Diphaglossinae, Fork- and Feather-tongued Bees
Genus Caupolicana - Fork-tongued Bees
Species ocellata - Ocellate Fork-tongue
Species yarrowi - Yarrow's Fork-tongue
Genus Ptiloglossa - Feather-tongued Bees
Species mexicana - Mexican Feather-tongue
Genus Zikanapis - Zikan's Feather-tongued Bees
Species elegans - Elegant Feather-tongue